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Crateriform   Listen
adjective
Crateriform  adj.  (Bot.) Having the form of a shallow bowl; said of a corolla.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Crateriform" Quotes from Famous Books



... circular mountain 4,500 metres high, one of those amphitheatres so numerous upon the satellite. Barbicane informed his friends of Kepler's singular opinion upon the formation of these circles. According to the celebrated mathematician, these crateriform cavities had been dug out by the ...
— The Moon-Voyage • Jules Verne

... exhibit indentations, projections, and little flexures, like the banks of an ordinary stream or rivulet, or, to use a very homely simile, the serrated edges and little jagged irregularities of a biscuit broken across. In some cases we remark crateriform hollows or sudden expansions in their course, and deep sinuous ravines, which render them still more unsymmetrical and variable in breadth. With regard to their distribution on the lunar surface; they are found in almost every region, but perhaps not so frequently on the surface ...
— The Moon - A Full Description and Map of its Principal Physical Features • Thomas Gwyn Elger



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